The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK / Scotland
Rank 83 120 117
Rank change year-on-year +37 -3  
Contract jobs citing WPF 24 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.38% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.68% 1.74% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 7
Median daily rate £320 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £282 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £340 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +72.91% -40.00%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 513 575 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.53% 22.21% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 335 351
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 13 £320 - 6
Glasgow +7 8 - - 2
Fife - 2 £320 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WPF.

1 37 (92.50%) C#
2 31 (77.50%) .NET
3 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (42.50%) MVVM
4 15 (37.50%) Finance
5 13 (32.50%) Java
6 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (27.50%) XAML
8 10 (25.00%) MVC
8 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 10 (25.00%) Web Services
9 8 (20.00%) User Experience
9 8 (20.00%) SQL
9 8 (20.00%) WCF
10 7 (17.50%) Asset Management
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.50%) Photoshop
10 7 (17.50%) Adobe
10 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Blend
11 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (12.50%) OOP
12 5 (12.50%) OO
12 5 (12.50%) Flash
12 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
12 5 (12.50%) LINQ
12 5 (12.50%) Investment Management
13 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
1 7 (17.50%) Photoshop
2 6 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 15 (37.50%) WPF Developer
4 10 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
6 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.50%) UI/UX Developer
8 3 (7.50%) UX Developer
9 2 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (20.00%) WCF
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.50%) Flash
5 5 (12.50%) LINQ
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (10.00%) jQuery
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (7.50%) CSS
7 3 (7.50%) HTML
8 2 (5.00%) CSS3
8 2 (5.00%) HTML5
9 1 (2.50%) Ajax
9 1 (2.50%) J2EE
9 1 (2.50%) Middleware
9 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Fintech
4 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) MVVM
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) MVC
4 7 (17.50%) Asset Management
4 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
5 5 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 5 (12.50%) OO
5 5 (12.50%) OOP
6 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) TDD
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.50%) ERP
9 1 (2.50%) ETL
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
9 1 (2.50%) Scrum
9 1 (2.50%) SDLC
9 1 (2.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) C#
2 13 (32.50%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) XAML
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Adobe
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.50%) Perforce
5 1 (2.50%) Telerik